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MSNBC
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
the defense department, former senator chuck haigle is under intense scrutiny and he as the white house try to push back against critic office his foreign policy views. this morning, someone who supports the hagel nomination, the former secretary of state, general colin powell, here to speak exclusively to us. general powell, good morning, welcome back to the program. >> good morning, david. welcome to be here. >> i want to start on chuck hagel. why do you think he should be confirmed? >> i think there are a number of reasons. first, i think he has had a very, very distinguished public service record that he can stand on. there are a lot of comments about different things he said over the years and i think he will have a chance to respond to all those comments as the confirmation hearings. but it might be useful just to stand back and take a look at this man overall a young man who volunteered to go to vietnam. they wanted to send him to europe, a nice, safe, place, he wanted to go to vietnam. he and his brother went. they were both wounded, he was wounded twice. came back to vietnam, went
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
habits start to add up. this season, a good offense is the best defense and lysol has your family covered because that's our mission for health. >>> the cops were spooling through hours of hotel security cam footage, looking for what they weren't exactly sure. the footwork of the homicide investigation was under way. >> we're leaving the doors open as far as we're concerned. everything is on the table until the investigation either stalls or someone is arrested. >> the body of ben novak, jr. was with the medical examiner. mother and daughter attached now by blood only return to florida separately. may had her own agenda, telling the cops she would help them any way she could. she was collecting her things from her parents' house, when she stopped in the guest cottage where ben had his home office. she was snooping through his files for the detectives when she turned to see her mother upon her like a fury. >> i see my mother coming at me with a crowbar. very quickly she swung it and i put up my arm and she got the full end with the crowbar. >> it was literally the final blow for may. >> sh
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
if the defense department vieds the automatic sequestration cuts in march some say the military could receive cuts. jennifer griffin explains why. a long time teacher is fired for give ago student exactly what he wanted a copy of the bible. a look at the gas prices. the national average 3.31 cents. that's unchanged from yesterday. >> welcome back. in just a few hours the house will take up a 51 billi$51 bill bill. peter king is optimistic it will pass. >> it's not going to be easy. right now i am confident the votes are there. >> some lawmakers say the bill must be stripped of money that includes project he cans unrelated to sand sy. >> brad baker was found shot to death at the farm he managed back in 1980. police say new technology and information led them to a suspect in west virginia. his name has not been released. patti ann. >> the state of the u.s. military is very much in flux. the pentagon is looking at severe budget cuts. fox news national correspondent jennifer griffin on what it could mean. >> as the pentagon faced the ke deep cuts large defense cuts are still looming. the man over
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
of chuck hagel to be defense secretary when influential new york senator chuck schumer gave it his blessing. yesterday the president forcefully and emotionally laid out his proposals to curb gun violence and challenged americans to confront the representatives and stand up to the nra. let's listen. >> ask them what's more important, doing whatever it takes to get an "a" grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> joining me is former rnc chair and msnbc contributor michael steele and democratic strategist bob shrum. shrummy, i have to start with you. it sounds like you got into the president's ear. i know you haven't, that i know of, but he's starting to charge this campaign for the second term the way i think you like to run campaigns. go to the essential issues, fight them, get tough against your opponents. >> i think that's true. he had some historic achievements in his first term, but every time he reached out, he was rebuffed. he's been through a campaign. he believes he's won a mandate, and
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
obama got an important buy-in you might say for his defense secretary nominee, chuck hagel, from the powerful new york senator chuck schumer. this morning schumer released a statement that reads in part, based on several key assurances provided by senator hagel, i am currently prepared to vote for his confirmation. i encourage my senate colleagues who have shared my previous concerns to also support him. well, this coupled with senator barbara boxer's vote of support yesterday has made his path for conformation look a lot easier. joining me is "the huffington post's" sam stein and "time" magazine's michael crowley. i thought schumer would take more time. got it on the record, maybe got a little more pro-hawkish than he was to start with the interview, but he got what he needed. i was impressed at the speed with which this is being done. your thoughts? >> i'm sort of with you on the one hand. it looked like schumer had legitimate concerns about what hagel's positions were with respect to iran and israel. then again, i thought about what was behind the act? in the end it was a demo
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
among them an those cabinet nominations including chuck hagel for secretary of defense, both democrats and republicans here still have a lot of questions about hagel and his views. they plan to ask those questions at the confirmation hearings. also congress has got to deal with the debt ceiling. we're hitting it yet again. sometime in mid-february, authorities believe. and this time it looks like republicans will be pushing for cuts and social will be on the table. finally, you mentioned vice president biden meeting today with cabinet members to finalize recommendations on guns including pushing for an assault weapons ban, but also what he said is a comprehensive approach to gun control. the nra and others don't believe in assault weapons ban can pass in congress. we'll get his recommendations tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> colin powell is speaking out on nbc's "meet the press" he endorsed chuck hagel to be the new defense secretary. he said hagel would do a great job at the pentagon. powell also fired harsh words at his own republican party. >> there's also a dark -- a dark vain of intol
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 1:40am PST
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CNN
Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
. a defense official says with the number of hostages and potential hostage-takers there, it would be an extremely dangerous assault miss. they are all hoping there is some sort of diplomatic solution to this crisis. >> certainly a shock to many how quick it happened. as i know, we all have been trying to understand and when these workers were seized on their way to work on what exactly was happening. what can can you tell us about the moment they were taken? given as we just reported, the u.s. government was quick to say they believed this was an organized and preplanned attack. >> you are exactly right. here is what we know from algeria as interior minister. he says an oil field in southern algeria was attacked by militants. several hostages were taken there. this was about 40 miles from the border of libya. a group of westerners were on their way to the airport where they were attacked by another group of militants. algear january security forces with them fired back. the militants retreated back to this bp oil facility, sort of the main base. there, they took more hostages, bot
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
alexander, but it was self-defense. >> hey, what's going on? >> reporter: the jury heard this voicemail arias left on alexander's phone hours after she killed him. morbidly enough, she invited a man she knew was dead to come visit her. she repeatedly used alexander's password to check the messages on his phone. stalking him, they say, even in death. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, phoenix. >>> let's check in with our legal team. "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams, along with nancy grace, who is going to cover the trial on her hln show. prosecutors always have the first go. the case seems strong. but this is relentless. >> there is an enormous amount of evidence here now. not just that she lied. but she lied again. the question in this case, and i think probably all the lawyers recognize this, is not is she going to be convicted? it's what is she going to be convicted of? will it be second-degree murder? will it be first-degree murder? will she get the death penalty? those are the key questions. that's why the interrogation tapes become really tricky for her. on the one ha
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 2:00am PST
you in, that he owed it to you knowing you were going to come forth with that kind of defense to say maybe you shouldn't get out there so far? >> you know, i do. and i do, but at the end of the day, i'm not going to blame him. i'm going to blame myself. but, look, he's lance armstrong. what he wanted was the cover of "newsweek." he wanted a prominent -- someone prominent in the world of sports to come to his defense because as we all saw last night, lance is a clinical, classic narcissist who really only cares about himself. so he didn't care about me. he cared about getting what he could out of me, but, you know, journalists go through this all the time, and i bought it, and i'm embarrassed. >> dave, you wrote that what he's trying to do now is the equivalent of riding a bike through the eye of a needle. well, we watched half of it. we'll see the rest of it tonight perhaps. did he succeed? >> no, he didn't succeed at all, and he didn't succeed on either front, and that's the key point here is that he had to do two different things that were very different, very divergent, and he fai
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
, there is a doubling down, there is a defense, there is an attack on the messenger. there is a problem here. the party is in crisis, and someone has got to bring it together. >> it's one of those magic moments when martin luther king was jailed back in '60 and kennedy made the call to mrs. king and nixon said i'm not going to do it, and jackie robinson left the trade saying this guy doesn't get it. >> this is a moment that we're going to remember, i think, and the republican party really should pay attention. it really should. >> we're making the noise here. we're trying to shake them up. thank you, gene robinson and alex wagner. >>> president obama warns republicans they won't get ransom for agreeing not to crash the economy. he's talking tough ahead of the next big fight with congress over the debt ceiling. >>> the president said vice president biden has presented him with a list of common sense steps to prevent gun violence. but the biggest question is how much of it the administration can actually get passed through the congress. >>> and watching last night's golden globes, one thing was clear to
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 12:00am PST
. they tell me you need to fund our defense department at such and such a level. you need to send out social security checks. you need to make sure that your paying to care for our veterans. they lay all this out for me. because they have the spending power. and so i am required by law to go ahead and pay these bills. >> many republicans are willing to just let it all burn to the ground. politico reported more and more house republicans are planning to damage the economy. gop officials said more than half of their members are prepared to allow default unless president obama agrees to dramatic cuts he has repeatedly said he opposes. john boehner does not have any clout with the tea party members of the congress. this is the big problem. here comes congressman ralph hall of texas. he's got a rather radical view of what it means to raise the debt ceiling. >> we made a mistake when we increased the debt limit the first time and gave this guy all the money to buy votes with. we shouldn't make the mistake now. >> this thinking is not only inaccurate but dangerous. >> this is a guy walking into a c
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 12:00am PST
not be so confused. "the constitutional right about guns is for self-defense and hunting. founders did not mean modern weapons of war." lining up the crazy is not a difficult task for the right wing these days. but this rhetoric and hysteria i think is very dangerous. there is no basis to call the president of the united states a tyrant or a dictator, and no president ever deserves to be compared to stalin or hitler. but of course it continues. it happened earlier this week. someone needs to be an adult in the room to tell them to cool it. you know? this is america. but abusing the first amendment really is not good. there is a responsibility when you're in front of a camera and you have a microphone. and if this is the way they want to use it, what do you think is going to happen? get your cell phones out. i want to know what you think. tonight's question, will republican leadership denounce this type of rhetoric? text a for yes. text b for no to 622639. you can go to our blog at ed.msnbc.com. we'll bring you the results later on in the show. i'm joined tonight by caryn finney, msnbc
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
the world are watching this carefully trying to get information. martha rad das is with the u.s. defense secretary in itly. >>> but first, abc's brian ross is here with the latest breaking details. >> reporter: the british foreign aufszer tells abc news, in the last few hours, the algerian has launched an operation to free the hostages. eyewitness accounts describe a helicopter assault and number of fatalities of both hostages and terrorists. none of which can be confirmed by abc news. intelligence officials say the situation is tense. >> it is a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage, along with others. >> reporter: the terror strike came without warning wednesday morning, when an estimated 20 gunmen, first attacked a bus carrying workers, escorted by two cars carrying security teams. at least one worker was killed. then, the terrorists moved on to the compound, where they are now holed up with the american and other western hostages. intelligence officials believe this is the mastermind of the attack, mokhtar belmokhtar, a ruthless, rogue al qaeda leader, who also runs an
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
our answers. john. >> jim writes, i bet you have no idea what position he plays. >> defensive end. come on. who are you trying to kid? so john, i've got a tweet. up early so i can start my usual commute on time and so i can cuddle with this guy. this is from elaine don. do we have the picture? aww, look at that. so cute. "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >>> only at the golden globes do the beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced people of television. >> ben's first two movies took place in boston, but he moved this one to iran because he wanted to film somewhere that was friendlier to outsiders. "hunger games" was one of the biggest films of the year and also what i call the six weeks it took me to get into this dress. >> ang li's been nominated for best director for "the life of pi" which is what i'm going to call the six weeks after i take this dress off. >> okay, they were awesome. i thought they were perfect. >> hilarious. >> they were hilarious. good morning, everyone. welcome to "morning joe." it's monday, january 14th. with us on set, we have msnbc cont
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
was going to win the heisman, man. >> he won every defensive award, best player on defense, second in the heisman, unheard of for a defensive player. and part of his story throughout the season was that in september of last year at the beginning of the season, his grandmother died, and then his girlfriend died within hours of each other. >> heartbreaking story. >> the reports range from an hour to a couple of days. >> you were watching and you cried. >> can i just say, my son, joey, said there's something wrong with this guy. he told me this months ago. >> joey is kind of wise. >> i was watching espn over the holidays. because alabama was on, the story. and they tell this story. and then i got a call the next morning. and it was like no, no, no! and i started tearing up. and i was like -- and then they showed him running onto the field. and i was, like, how did the guy do that the week after he found out that his grandmother and his girlfriend died, and then they went on to say he played for her the day they buried her, man. it was the most remarkable story. and i actually called j
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
with the defense sec care, who is in italy, watching every move. >> reporter: secretary panetta says the u.s. will take all necessary steps to deal with this crisis. u.s. officials believing that as many as three americans are now being held but caution the numbers are fluid. it all began when 20 armed islamic militants, believed to be affiliated with al qaeda, approached a group of oil workers. the attackers were reportedly heavily armed, driving in three unmarked vehicles. the oil workers were on a bus, headed to a nearby airport. there was a fight. security forces for the workers battled back. when the smoke cleared, at least one foreign worker was dead. others wounded. the terrorists then headed to the compound where the gas refinery workers live. while it is unclear how many foreign workers they seized, sources say it could be as many as 15 to 20. along with the americans, there are british, norwegian, french, and japanese workers, too. the attackers claim this is retaliation for the french-led invasion in the african nation of mali. the french are trying to stop an al qaeda-linked gr
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm PST
. >> "outfront" tonight, the defense department's former africa counterterrorism director, jeff porter, he has briefed the fbi on the situation, and chris lawrence. our pentagon correspondent. chris, let me start with you. the state department says we have to do the job right. the defense department says the united states will be involved in mali. what are you hearing tonight as far as u.s. intervention? >> they're narrowing down the option. piloted planes to gather some intelligence is one option. drones, although one official told me those are in very high demand with things going on in yemen and afghanistan, libya and other areas around the world. he said look for possibly some air lift capacity. in other words, big cargo planes that would allow the french to get more equipment to where it's needed in mali, and refueling capability. in other words, the french jets doing some of the bombing, these american refueling tankers could pull up alongside them, and the french jets could refuel in air so they could go longer and further without having to come back to a base. >> interesting options. t
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 8:00pm PST
raided. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta issued a warning to those running the training camps. >> terrorists should be on notice that they will kind no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north africa, not anywhere. >> reporter: so far this al qaeda group has been focused in africa, but counterterrorism officials are concerned that if these training camps continue to flourish, their ambitions may expand. libya is right on the southern shore of the mediterranean, and officials are concerned that militants could try for an attack in europe or european militants could come to libya, get training, and then try to carry out an attack back home. erin? >> thanks very much to chris lawrence. fran townsend is a former homeland and counter trirm security adviser to president george bush. and stuart holiday is former ambassador. stuart, let me start with you. in chris' reporting there was a sound bite from president obama from a very different time, and that sound bite he said libya is a success. it's a lesson in success of how to do these things. was that premature given what c
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
by the way, i don't think our audience really is going to like it, but joining us now is criminal defense attorney former new jersey prosecutor jeff colts, thank you for being here. i want to play a 911 tape. a woman in georgia, twin nine year olds, and some guy with a crowbar. she goes in the the crawl space and the husband, 911 on the line and chilling moment. listen to this: >> and remember, his nine year old twins, she's protecting, in a crawl space. is that a good thing she had a weapon in the house. >> sure. >> sean: it was a good thing. sure, when i have a gun i want a sign on the outside of my house that says you've got a gun stay away. a t it-- >> wait a minute, you do. do all of you want a sign out in front of your house. >> no. >> it is a choice, you're right, but they had no choice, they were outed. these people have no choice and they feel that their lives are in greater danger now because now criminals know they have guns and they also know where the people live that don't have guns. >> but the journal news did service and the legislators here in the audience are going to m
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>> the president's choice as the next defense secretary begins critical meetings this week on capitol hill, former senator chuck hagel has come under fire for his remarks about iran, israel and gay rights. he'll sit down with a leading democrat chuck schumer of new york among others. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> it's been one year since the cruise ship "costa concordia" disaster. hundreds of survivors and relatives of the 32 victims marked the anniversary yesterday with a candlelight vigil near the crash scene. they also released chinese lanterns that floated in the air over the ship which is still stuck in the water. it could be september before it's rolled upright and towed to a port. >> i can't believe it's still in the water. >>> american forces played a role in the failed rescue attempt of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was appa
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
him. >> i have never doped. i've never taken performance-enhancing drugs. my best defense is i never tested positive. >> reporter: he didn't just lie to supporters, fans, and cancer survivors, he lied under oath, too. armstrong is accused of running up a doping bill experts pegged at over $1 million. >> the story's gone on so long. you win the disease. you win the tour de france seven times. a happy marriage, children. it's this mythic, perfect story. >> reporter: his biggest hope, will earn him something he is in short supply of right now, sympathy. but his performance may not have helped. i'm neal karlinsky, in new york. >> armstrong denied claims by former teammates that he ordered the use of banned substances. part two of his talk with oprah airs tonight. >>> we turn to the latest chaotic developments in the hostage situation in algeria, a day after algerian forces swooped down on militants, it's not clear how many lives were lost. we do know, however, this morning, that at least five americans are among the survivors. and abc's tahman bradley, joining us live with more. good mor
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:00am PST
of secretary of defense. he won the backing of two of the senate's strongest supporters of israel, chuck schumer of new york and barbara boxer of california will vote to approve hagel. but the top republican on the senate arms services committee says he and hagel have philosophical differences on the issues and he will not be supporting his fellow republican. >>> boeing's newest passenger jet, the 787 dreamliners have been grounded by japan's leading airlines. a dream liner was evacuated after it made an emergency landing today. a cockpit message showed battery problems, the latest in a series of issues including a battery fire and fuel leaks. japan airlines and alnipon suspended all of the dream liner flights today. the faa is monitoring the incidents. once safety checks are complete, the planes could be back in the air on thursday. >>> and now here's your first look at this morning's dish of "scrambled politics." during his first term, president obama held fewer news conferences than george w. bush or bill clinton. over four years the president held 79 such briefings, that is ten fewer
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
was shot dead two years ago. both prosecution and defense maintain his activities were not the motive behind his killing but the defense argues that the child was exposed to violence at a young age. looks like he'll be held in some kind of detention facility until he's 23 years old. >>> a wisconsin woman who once weighed 425 pounds -- take a look at your screen right now -- she's now competing in triathlons. >> good for her. >> amy smith said her weight caused complications when her second daughter was born, so she had gastric bypass surgery. look at her. then she started working out. just one year later and smith has already completed two triathlons and two half marathons. >> my knees hurt, my back hurt, and i had high blood pressure. i was prediabetic. you know, i was going down a bad path. there's a group of us out there that have had weight loss surgery who are athletes now. i can say it. i never was comfortable saying that. >> oh, you are an athlete. you go, amy. now that she considers herself an athlete, amy smith's new goal is to participate in the elite iron man competition. >
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
with you. looks like juan is almost alone now in the defense of this dopey newspaper. what do you think is going on with williams? >> there's a long answer but we will cut to the chase. these are first semester journalistic efforts. so basic even the new york times has this. this is me agreeing with the new york times. it is different often between things that are public and whether they are news worthy whether you should be pairing those things in the newspaper. these are something journalists tackle all of the time. there are a lot of things that are public. they are probably juicy and fun to read but are you doing a public service by printing them? people on food stamps most people would argue that wouldn't be a good idea to print those with data and addresses and names after then. at least one of these homes have been burglarized that was on the list. i would argue it was not a safe thing to do or best thing to do. didn't serve a news person. >>> what do you think now that your liberal pals abandoned you and you are all by yourself in defending this newspaper. >> what about you and
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 8:00pm PST
's defense was he was an abused child by the father. physically abused, right? >> well, that was never actually proven. >> bill: it wasn't? >>. no the mom did confirm that he was abused. >> the stepmother. the stepmother also lied. bill will there was suspect of that. >> what the prosecutors brought up is not just this one violent act. >> bill: the kid was a violent kid? and then i understand the judge said that kid waited. he planned it. he plotted it. >> thought the dad was asleep. he knew what he he was doing. he may be able to get out earlier and depending and be held in a facility where he gets counseling. >> bill: american taliban guy john walker lind. remember him? he wins an outrageous court decision. also we have brand new bill o'reilly.com poll for you. are you ready to forgive lance armstrong for doping and lying? yes or no? bill o'reilly.com. and the factor will be right back. [ female announcer ] caltrate's done even more to move us. because vitamin d3 helps bones absorb calcium, caltrate's double the d. it now has more than any other brand to help maximize calcium absorpt
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am PST
, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and to our posterity to ordain and establish this constitution for the united states of america. >> now, he did not write that himself. yes, it was constitution day on the floor of the house of representatives. read the constitution day. remember two years ago when republicans took over the house, john boehner became speaker for the first time, they decided to make a big show out of reading the constitution page by page on the floor of the house as one of their first acts? well, they apparently enjoyed that so much a couple of years ago when they did it the first time that they decided to bring it back. so today for more than an hour, members of the house took turns reading a section of the constitution, again. and honestly, the second time around, the whole thing sort of lost a little bit of steam compared with last time. all told, just 74 members of the house turned up today to read parts of the constitution. now organizers had said they expected 120 members to show up.
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
but nonetheless. there are a number of women running defense agencies in this town that he could have chosen. the second was a woman michelle flournoy that he could have chosen. i believe we got to keep pressure on him. because i think this is really important. >> anybody you know that's equally qualified. name some people you know who are equally qualified to the people he named to the top jobs who are women? >> susan rice was. >> equally qualified as john kerry? >> i think so. >> fair enough. >> she was just one. michelle flournoy would have been. >> i think they were just pushing against kerry. against hagel. >> against hagel and be a con train to the president. >> one of the most important people in the president's inner circle in the first term was nancy-ann deparle. had it not been for her they wouldn't have passed the health care bill. she was absolutely indispensable. she's leaving, however. >> the great irony is nobody's more powerful in the inner circle than a woman. valerie jarrett. he's known her a long time. she was an executive in chicago. he knows her well. this is an argument
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 12:00am PST
to small businesses and the federal government and all parts of the economy. for example, former defense secretary robert gates has warned the rising -- he has warned of rising military health care costs for years. >> sharply rising health care costs are consuming an ever-larger share of this department. growing from 19 billion in 2001. >> military health care costs have gone up 300% in the past decade. 2012 was the first year since 1995 military personnel saw an increase in health care premiums. now, there are two things republicans love, the military and reducing the deficit. republican should be thrilled with the public option. how can you make a hundred billion dollar mistake? who's doing the math? will it save or won't it save? let's turn to the author of the bill, jan schakowsky of illinois. >> i'm so happy that wendy is doing well. >> thank you. we appreciated your phone calls very much. congresswoman, the math? >> the estimate is it's $104 billion over 10 years. it saves the government money. in terms of the subsidies, in the exchanges, it would be one option that americans could
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
defense officials the u.s. could be helping to bring an entire french mechanized infantry battalion into mali. that would involve maybe 30 trips of big cargo flights, bringing weapons, troops, and heavy vehicles into the fight in mali. we're told at this point, it looks like the airport there is not equipped to handle such a big airlift. there's a lot of other planes and flights tying up the runway, so to speak. so it may be that these flights land in neighboring countries. but regardless of whether that airport clears up and where they land, these flights will have u.s. military security forces, but they're only there to protect both the aircraft and the air crew. >> 30 cargo flights. that's pretty significant. thanks very much to chris lawrence. and "outfront" tonight, now democratic congressman adam schiff, a member of the house intelligence committee. and congressman, thanks so much for taking the time. i want to start with this developing story, as we're trying to figure out what the details are, so many of them are conflicting. let me just start by asking you this. you know, e
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
's not really a defense, to i shouldn't have to pay you back. >> do you think -- i guess i'm trying to understand. the livestrong part of this, and we have a statement from them that's just coming in. i'm going to share it with everyone in just a moment. the one thing people say is, look. no matter all the bad or the evil certain people can do, and in this case he hurt a lot of people. he did a lot of bad things. but the livestrong foundation also helped a lot of people. and did a lot of good things. does that in any way absolve him? >> no, it doesn't, although i've maintained, and we maintained in our lawsuit that there's a difference between mr. armstrong the cyclist and the individual who cheated and doped. and mr. armstrong the humanitarian who ran his foundation. and just because he did good works through his foundation doesn't mean he shouldn't be held accountable for what he did on the racing track and with his sponsors in prize money with people like us. so, you know, he did some good things but on the other hand it certainly doesn't absolve him of having to face the music w
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
department suppose today uphold defense of marriage act. we saw when obama unilaterally weekened welfare process, and pushed through his contraception mandate and learn that tomorrow when president obama announces his far reaching gun grab,'s going to do this while surrounded by a group of children, they say, wrote him after the newtown tragedy. this is the ultimate example of exploiting and politicizing a tragedy. we're going to have much more coming up on our next block, but first, the first set of tighter gun laws already enacted here in new york as we bring in republican new york state senator greg ball along with state senator michael janrus. and what you said, a woman in georgia, and a guy breaks into the house with a crowbar, she goes up into the crawl space in the attic with her two twins. the guy goes up there, she happened to hit him with five shots, all she had in the gun, five. what if there were two guys, he walked out of that house. and andrew cuomo, he has security. president obama has security. hollywood stars have security. our money and banks have security. how do you s
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 10:00pm PST
service people, but gun protection or self-defense. i think that's the point they were trying to make. >> any objection for the presidents and republicans and democrats have been used for photo opes and the children, and i've seen the president stand up with soldiers, injured soldiers. >> the children of injured soldiers i know bush has probably done that as well, but something about pushing legislation though and implication and marco rubio made the point on my radio show today, the implication is you don't sign onto the president's proposals, you somehow are not treating the children or standing behind him with due respect. that's what i find offensive. that's the implicit message here. these children are with me. are you against the children? and that's where i think-- >> i think he's originally right when he said that kids really shouldn't be part of the political discussion. leave, now, kids out of it. >> the whole gun control debate has fired up everybody, but the president said today, if i quote him correctly, that anyone who disagrees new gun law opponents want to gin up fear
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